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Dance Traditions: Berea College Country Dance School



This documentary segment shows how people in Berea, Kentucky are keeping dance traditions alive through an annual dance school that attracts participants from around the world.

Suggested Uses:

  • Show in conjunction with “Goin’ to Boston” and/or “Upon a Summer’s Day” from the Dances from Many Cultures video/DVD.
  • Show in conjunction with the segment “Jean Ritchie on Play Party Games” from the DanceSense Enhanced DVD.
  • As part of a study of Appalachian culture.
  • As background for what to expect if you attend a folk dance PD or school.

For more information:

(These links may leave the Arts Toolkit.)

See the Dance and Culture section of the Dance Arts Toolkit binder.

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